life at mcguffey

McGuffey Healthcare is a 209-bed skilled nursing facility on Rainbow Drive in the heart of beautiful Gadsden, Alabama. We have five specialized “neighborhoods” – Willow Way, Peach Tree Court, Memory Lane, Magnolia Lane and Honeysuckle Drive. We also have a separate wing for our Rehab First residents. All of our private and semi-private rooms offer a beautiful setting with state-of-the-art equipment and highly-trained professionals. You or your loved one will enjoy the warm, beautifully decorated areas that include access to our spacious, large courtyard. Tables and covered patios are available for visiting with friends and family while soaking up some fresh air and sunshine. Residents are provided with daily choices for their care! We provide:
  • Care for individuals requiring rehabilitation or who have nursing care needs related to medically complex diagnoses.
  • RNs on staff 7 days per week
  • Nurses with expertise in Intravenous Therapy (I.V.), including antibiotic therapy, PICC lines, and central lines; wound care, pain management and more.
  • Dedicated nursing staff

Amenities

At McGuffey, we strive to provide support for our residents’ complete well-being. Their living environment is a huge part of this equation. Our residents enjoy home-like rooms and have access to several convenient services to support their quality of life:

Activities

We have a lot of living going on! The activities department, along with other staff members, and our volunteers provide group and individual activities that meet many interests. We welcome you, other family members, and friends to be a part of our fun, loving home.

Housekeeping

Our friendly housekeeping staff provides a clean environment for our residents. They ensure the rooms are ready for new arrivals and that all of our facilities are attractive and inviting.

Beautician

Our salon provides our ladies and gentlemen with extraordinary hair care. Appointments can be arranged with the hairstylists Monday through Friday for haircuts, permanents, and shampoo and sets. Our cosmetologists are licensed and enjoy the company of our residents while helping them look their best. You are sure to enjoy the salon experience!

Maintenance

Our maintenance department will assist you in making your stay here a comfortable one. Our maintenance department is available to help with hanging personal pictures and photos and to assist residents and families.

Dining

We believe that mealtimes should always be a pleasant experience. Our registered dietician and dietary manager plan meals and therapeutic diets to support residents’ overall health. We have refreshments between meals. We also believe in honoring choice and liberalize diets at the request of residents to ensure they receive the foods they enjoy.

Social Services

The Social Services Department is a team of compassionate resident advocates who have each resident’s best interests at heart. Their diverse areas of help include long-term planning, resident rights, advance directives/living wills, problem resolution, personal shopping, encouragement, and being a shoulder to lean on and an ear to listen.